The 740-mile Trail traces Native American travel routes across some of the most scenic paddling country in the Northeast from Old Forge, New York, across Vermont, Quebec and New Hampshire, to Fort Kent, Maine. This nationally recognized water trail represents a series of more than 50 interconnected destinations, extending through a diversity of waterways, landscapes, and communities within the Northern Forest Region. The Maine section of the NFCT is 348 miles long, characterized by a string of beautiful and unique destinations, each offering a complete vacation experience on its' own.
The Trail stretches from Rangeley to Stratton to Jackman to Rockwood to Fort Kent. Kayakers and canoeists can enjoy Trail outings from a half-day to a weeke